promessa

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /proˈmes.sa/
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  • Rhymes: -essa
  • Hyphenation: pro‧més‧sa

Etymology 1Edit

From Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin promissa (promise), from Latin prōmissum (promise), from promittō (I send forth; I promise).

NounEdit

promessa f (plural promesse)

  1. promise
  2. promising person
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Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

promessa f sg

  1. feminine singular of promesso

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OccitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

promessa f (plural promessas)

  1. promise

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese promessa, from Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin prōmissa (promise), from Latin prōmissum (promise), from promittō (I send forth; I promise).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pro‧mes‧sa
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɐ

NounEdit

promessa f (plural promessas)

  1. promise; vow
    Synonyms: compromisso, voto, promissão
  2. something which is hoped for
    Os colonos foram às Américas com a promessa de uma vida nova.The colonisers went to the Americas with the hope for a new life.
    Synonym: esperança
  3. likelihood
    O vento forte indicava a promessa de chuva.The strong wind indicated the likelihood of rain.
    Synonym: probabilidade
    Antonym: improbabilidade

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